Loyola University Chicago

Program in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW)

School of Law

Admission Requirements

MJ in Rule of Law for Development

1) Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an area of relevance, such as development, international relations, political science, economics, engineering or management;

2) Applicants must be able to demonstrate a professional connection to rule of law development matters through at least one of the following:

  • two years of relevant professional experience in rule of law or governance strengthening matters;
  • current employment in a governmental, international or non-governmental organization or academia with documented responsibility or supervisor's assurance of prospective involvement in rule of law or governance strengthening matters;
  • documented evidence of academic and professional preparation which  demonstrates a longstanding intention to pursue professional opportunities involving rule of law or governance strengthening matters; and

3) Sufficient proficiency in English.